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Afghans to farewell U.S. troops, as Taliban prepares to take over

LONDON, UK - The only element of the Afghan peace plan going according to schedule is the withdrawal of American ...

New Zealand's health minister quits over controversies

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand Health Minister David Clark resigned Thursday after recent controversies surrounding his handling of the ...

U.S. court orders seizure of gas shipments destined for Venezuela

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. government has filed a forfeiture complaint and warrant against four Iranian vessels travelling to Venezuela ...

45,000 U.S. National Guards members helping in fight against Covid-19

Some 120,000 members of the U.S. National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters - floods in Michigan, wildfires ...

Trump projecting confidence, election still four months away

WASHINGTON, DC - Amid plummeting poll numbers and mounting pressure over his handling of the pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests ...

No stopping U.S. military-industrial complex

On June 13, President Donald Trump told the graduating class at West Point, "We are ending the era of endless ...

Defiant upset Reign, reach OWL Summer Showdown semis

The 11th-seeded Toronto Defiant stunned the second-seeded Atlanta Reign 3-2 in overtime on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the North ...

Fiji strives to restart shrinking tourism amid COVID-19 pandemic

A beach resort in Fiji on June 9, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Yongxing)Fiji has been grappling with its pandemic-hit tourism by funding ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (July 5)

BEIJING, July 5 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

TSM win again, FlyQuest rebound at LCS Week 4

FlyQuest, Team SoloMid and Team Liquid each won on Saturday to leave all three at 5-2 and tied for second ...

Gen.G rally past Liquid to reach cs_summit 6 - NA final

Gen.G Esports used a big rally to sink Team Liquid in the lower-bracket final on Saturday and reach the grand ...

Hong Kong's pro-democracy books suspended from lending

Hong Kong, July 5 (ANI): The pro-China Carrie Lam government has started implementing the national security law to quash dissent ...

Rogue catch Misfits atop LEC Summer Split standings

Misfits Gaming topped MAD Lions on Saturday in the final match of Week 4 of the League of Legends European ...

Iran files lawsuit against U.S. over sanctions amid COVID-19 fight

Tehran [Iran], July 5 (Xinhua/ANI): Iran has filed a lawsuit in the International Court of Justice against the United States ...

Dodgers LHP Price opts out of 2020 season

Left-hander David Price will not play for the Los Angeles Dodgers in his first year with the team, as he ...

Chelsea bounce back to cruise past Watford

Chelsea regained their place in the Premier League top four as goals from Olivier Giroud, Willian and Ross Barkley capped ...

WHO: World Sets Record Daily Jump in Coronavirus Cases

The world saw a record 24-hour increase in the number of coronavirus cases Saturday - 212,326, the World Health Organization ...

WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine, HIV Drugs in COVID Trials

GENEVA - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug ...

Rockies sign veteran OF Kemp to minor-league deal

The Colorado Rockies signed veteran outfielder Matt Kemp to a minor-league contract, the team announced Saturday. Rockies general manager Jeff ...

Springbok 'bomb squad': Is THIS the man for Flo vacancy?

The 35-year-old Bath loose forward, a 76-cap veteran of the international scene, has now retired from all rugby.Of the match-day ...

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Nationalism an earth-shattering trend in shaping economies of future

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has recently conceded: "In general, economic thinking has privileged efficiency over resilience, and it ...

A million Russians predicted to declare bankruptcy in coming months

Moscow [Russia], July 4 (ANI): As countries across the globe have been facing the worst collective economic downturn since the ...

European stocks lose ground, Asian markets finish higher, U.S. closed

LONDON, UK - It was a quiet day on world markets on Friday with U.S. markets closed ahead of the ...

5,000 English pubs have closed in last 5 years

Coronavirus has had an unprecedented impact on pubs in Britain. The British Beer and Pub Association estimates that the industry ...

Ban on flights to and from India extended until end of July

NEW DELHI, India, July 3 (ANI): The ban on international commercial passenger flights to and from India has been extended ...

Asian stocks see out week on positive note

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia extended gains on Friday as strong payrolls data out of the U.S. and a ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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